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|Title:||Artificial micro-swimmers in simulated natural environments|
Seo, K. D.
Kim, D. S.
Sánchez Ordóñez, Samuel
|Publisher:||Royal Society of Chemistry|
|Abstract:||Microswimmers, such as bacteria, are known to show different behaviours depending on their local environment. They identify spatial chemical gradients to find nutrient rich areas (chemotaxis) and interact with shear flows to accumulate in high shear regions. Recently, artificial microswimmers have been developed which mimic their natural counterparts in many ways. One of the exciting topics in this field is to study these artificial motors in several natural settings like the ones bacteria interact with. In this Focus article, we summarize recent observations of artificial swimmers in chemical gradients, shear flows and other interesting natural environments simulated in the lab using microfluidics and nanotechnology.|
|Note:||Versió postprint del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6LC90022D|
|It is part of:||Lab on a Chip, 2016, vol. 16, num. 7, p. 1101-1105|
|Appears in Collections:||Publicacions de projectes de recerca finançats per la UE|
Articles publicats en revistes (Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya (IBEC))
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